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1878 Cincinnati Reds

1878 > Class Major League > 1878 National League
Overall: 37-23
Scored 333 runs, Allowed 281 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 35-25

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Cal McVey
Represented: Cincinnati, OH
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1877 / 1879

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Name Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1 Buttercup Dickerson* 19 29 123 123 17 38 5 1 0 9 0 7 .309 .309 .366 .675 45
2 Billy Geer? -- 61 247 237 31 52 13 2 0 20 10 18 .219 .251 .291 .542 69
3 Joe Gerhardt 23 60 266 259 46 77 7 2 0 28 7 14 .297 .316 .340 .656 88
4 Charley Jones 26 61 265 261 50 81 11 7 3 39 4 17 .310 .321 .441 .761 115
5 King Kelly 20 60 244 237 29 67 7 1 0 27 7 7 .283 .303 .321 .624 76
6 Cal McVey 28 61 276 271 43 83 10 4 2 28 5 10 .306 .319 .395 .714 107
7 Bobby Mitchell* 22 13 50 49 4 12 0 0 0 8 1 4 .245 .260 .245 .505 12
8 Chub Sullivan 22 61 246 244 29 63 4 2 0 20 2 9 .258 .264 .291 .555 71
9 Deacon White* 30 61 268 258 41 81 4 1 0 29 10 5 .314 .340 .337 .677 87
10 Will White# 23 52 205 197 15 28 1 1 0 9 8 41 .142 .176 .157 .333 31
10 Players 24.3 61 2339 2281 333 629 67 22 5 228 58 141 .276 .294 .331 .625 755
* - bats left-handed, # - bats both, else - bats right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors
Only players for whom we have stats are shown. See roster for more complete team list.

Team Pitching

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Name Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1 Bobby Mitchell* 22 7 2 .778 2.14 9 9 0 9 1 0 80.0 69 32 19 1 18 51 0 3 328 1.088 7.8 0.1 2.0 5.7 2.83
2 Will White 23 30 21 .588 1.79 52 52 0 52 5 0 468.0 477 249 93 1 45 169 0 40 1939 1.115 9.2 0.0 0.9 3.2 3.76
2 Players 22.9 37 23 .617 1.84 61 61 0 61 6 0 548.0 546 281 112 2 63 220 0 43 2267 1.111 9.0 0.0 1.0 3.6 3.49
* - throws left-handed, # - throws both, else - throws right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors

Team Fielding--By Pos

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer

C

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
Deacon White 48 262 66 33 4 .909 6.83 40 0 0
King Kelly 17 99 39 20 3 .873 8.12 14 0 0
Cal McVey 3 5 1 0 0 1.000 2.00 2 0 0

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Chub Sullivan 61 680 23 18 33 .975 11.52

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Joe Gerhardt 60 159 206 38 26 .906 6.08
Billy Geer 2 4 5 2 0 .818 4.50

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Cal McVey 61 78 106 42 6 .814 3.02
King Kelly 2 0 2 0 0 1.000 1.00
Deacon White 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Billy Geer 60 58 177 36 15 .867 3.92
Bobby Mitchell 2 0 6 2 0 .750 3.00

LF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Charley Jones 51 0.00
Buttercup Dickerson 10 0.00

CF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Buttercup Dickerson 19 0.00
Charley Jones 10 0.00
Bobby Mitchell 1 0.00

RF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
King Kelly 47 0.00
Deacon White 16 0.00
Bobby Mitchell 1 0.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Charley Jones 61 120 9 15 1 .896 2.11
King Kelly 47 51 24 23 2 .765 1.60
Buttercup Dickerson 29 56 1 8 0 .877 1.97
Deacon White 16 15 4 6 0 .760 1.19
Bobby Mitchell 1 1 2 1 0 .750 3.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Will White 52 13 90 15 2 .873 1.98
Bobby Mitchell 9 3 14 1 1 .944 1.89

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Buttercup Dickerson 19 L R 5' 6.0" 140 Oct 11, 1858 Tyaskin, MD, US
Billy Geer -- R 5' 8.0" 160 Unknown
Joe Gerhardt 23 R R 6' 0.0" 160 Feb 14, 1855 Washington, DC, US
Charley Jones 26 R R 5' 11.0" 202 Apr 30, 1852 Alamance County, NC, US
King Kelly 20 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Dec 31, 1857 Troy, NY, US
Cal McVey 28 R R 5' 9.0" 170 Aug 30, 1849 Montrose, IA, US
Bobby Mitchell 22 L L 5' 5.0" 135 Feb 6, 1856 Cincinnati, OH, US
Lip Pike 33 L L 5' 8.0" 158 May 25, 1845 New York, NY, US
Chub Sullivan 22 R R 6' 0.0" 164 Jan 12, 1856 Boston, MA, US
Deacon White 30 L R 5' 11.0" 175 Dec 7, 1847 Caton, NY, US
Will White 23 S R 5' 9.0" 175 Oct 11, 1854 Caton, NY, US

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